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Action/Adventure

Dominated by male bravado and heroism (and often a short attention span) the Action genre gets physical with conflict, while Adventure pursues the big quest…

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Assassination NationAssassination Nation (2018)
Dir. Sam Levinson
Feat. Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Abra
Stylish, witty and chaotic, this youth-centered thriller manages to blend exploitation and social commentary into something a bit derivative but endlessly fun. Four teenage girls find themselves fighting to survive an apocalyptic gender war in their home town after a computer hacker leaks salacious details…
YojimboYojimbo (1961)
Dir. Akira Kurosawa
Feat. Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yoko Tsukasa
Mercenary Sanjuro walks into town and sells his services to both factions of rival gangs - to stand back and watch them destroy each other. Another great Samurai epic abundant in humour, action and irony.
Alita: Battle AngelAlita: Battle Angel (2019)
Dir. Robert Rodriguez
Feat. Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Cyberpunk action movie based on the 1990's manga, with director Rodriguez (SIN CITY) in his element, crafting a bleak and violent futurist world. A deactivated cyborg is revived with no memory of her past, and sets out to learn her destiny. The visual effects are a wonder to behold if you can forgive a few…
Shazam!Shazam! (2019)
Dir. David F. Sandberg
Feat. Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Mark Strong
Playful DC comics movie about a teenage boy who can transform into an adult superhero by shouting one word: SHAZAM! Naturally he goes about recklessly enjoying his powers as any kid would do, until his abilities are tested to their limits by the forces of evil.
Sisters Brothers, TheSisters Brothers, The (2018)
Dir. Jacques Audiard
Feat. John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal
John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix play a couple of fraternal assassins who hunt down a gold prospector in 1850s Oregon in this ambitious and constantly surprising Western that marks the auspicious English-language debut of adventurous French director Jacques Audiard.
ArcticArctic (2018)
Dir. Joe Penna
Feat. Mads Mikkelsen
Tense, resourceful survival drama shot in Iceland, with Mads Mikkelsen playing a man who is stranded in the remains of a crashed plane somewhere in the Arctic Circle. After a rescue helicopter also crashes trying to reach him, he embarks on a perilous journey with a single survivor to reach a distant…
BarbarosaBarbarosa (1982)
Dir. Fred Schepisi
Feat. Willie Nelson, Gary Busey
A dignified, under-rated Western from Australian director Fred Schepisi that pairs Gary Busey with Willie Nelson in a tale of a young cowboy fugitive who is taken under the wing of a famous bandito.